Forclaz 30 Air Hiking Backpack Black

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QUECHUA

Made for mountain hikers for half or a full day hiking.
This 30 L hiking backpack has a ventilated back for more comfort! The Air Cooling label indicates improved air circulation in order to better control the heat and humidity.

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Advantage
CapacityVolume: 31 l / Weight: 920 g / Dimensions: H 61 cm, L 28 cm, D 24 cm.
Carrying comfortThumb loops.Load adjuster straps. Stomach support belt.
VentilationVery aerated back (AirCooling label) that facilitates air circulation.
Multiple compartmentsPockets:1 ext, 1 int, 2 net side pockets, 1 belt pocket.
Abrasion resistance10-year guarantee.
Environmental impactLife cycle comparison: Backpack - sustainability.decathlon.com
Warranty10 Years
Technical Information

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Laboratory test
Backpack components are approved in laboratory tests, includingfabric, buckles, webbing, foam, zips,etc. Fabrics are tested for resistance to rubbing, tearing, colour-fastness under UV rays, washing, waterproofing...A test on the final product, which speeds up the effects of impact on the backpack over the years, to check resistance of the assemblies: the backpack is weighted then placed on a dummy which then reproduces the movement of fast walking through thousands of cycles.
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10-year technical partnership guarantee
The heavy stitching research and development department, Quechua's partner for researching and testing its components and assemblies, conducted tests simulating backpack ageing. The tests focused on components, seams and the end product. As a result of these tests, Quechua can guarantee all bags tested for a duration of 10 years from the date of purchase indicated on the sales receipt.
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10-year guarantee, conditions
The guarantee covers any backpack faults, except those caused by normal wear and tear and improper use. This special 10-year guarantee will only be granted upon presentation of the product and sales receipt. If the product is covered by the warranty, it will be repaired free of charge or exchanged. This commercial guarantee does not affect any statutory guarantees that are applicable in the country of purchase.
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How is volume measured?
The volume of each backpack is measured using a standardised method: we fill the main compartment as well as each pocket with little balls. Then we empty these balls into a graduated container, which gives the equivalent volume in litres.
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How to adjust your backpack?
Put your bedding at the bottom. Place heavy gear (tent, camp stove, food) near your back. Pack your clothes around these items. The groundsheet should be placed under the flap and the tent beneath the pack if there is no space inside. Keep a rainproof jacket and fleece close at hand. Place small items for daily use (sun cream, map, glasses etc.) in the pockets. If carrying a hydration pack (water bladder), this should be placed in its special pocket along the back.
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Environmental measurements
The environmental impact of each product is calculated for the product's entire life cycle, using different indicators. A general ABCDE mark is attributed to help you identify the best environmental performance by comparing products to each other (t-shirts, rucksacks, etc). Decathlon is a voluntary supporter of the environmentally-friendly labelling approach.For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Polyester

Product test
All our models are tested by users representative of our target market in conditions identical to those you encounter yourself when using them. We believe that testing in real-life scenarios is the only way to continuously improve the technical suitability and design of our QUECHUA products.

Stockage tips
Store your backpack in a dry place.

Maintenance tips
To ensure materials retain their properties (especially waterproofing), we recommend you do not machine wash, tumble dry, dry-clean, or bleach your backpack. Do not iron. To clean your backpack by hand, use warm soapy water and a brush if needed. After a few years of use, you should renew the water repellent properties of the fabric using a waterproofing spray.

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Great bag and value for money
Used for 7 to 12 months
I am using this bag since December 2016. This bag is total vale for money. Its light weight and comfortable. If any one wants to buy a bag then should definitely go for it. I only want say to producers that if you make this bag waterproof then 10/10.
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The backpack has very few zips/pouch for items that might be needed to be taken out of bags very frequently like passport, shades, etc.
Great day sack
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I particularly like the small pocket in the waistband, it can fit a phone, where it can be easily get to whilst riding. The bag itself is quite water resistant.
Forclaz 30 backpack
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Excellent delivery service from declathon. Backpack is of really good quality and so far have had problems with the item and appears to be hardwearing.
Great product, but still room for improvement.
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Overall it's a great item, however I think it could do with 1 or 2 external side zip-up pockets.
I've also experienced odour on the shoulder straps due to heavy sweating. Maybe if the padding on the straps was removable to be washed and then put back again that would save us having to wash the entire bag altogether, especially when hiking, washing machines aren't really handy.
Good value, works well, but not all that rugged
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Generally it's a very competent pack with an above-average back system which is cool and carries loads well. It's weakness, understandable at the price, is that the materials are not all that hard wearing. This is especially true for the straps, clips, and buckles. While fine for lightweight use I wouldn't want to subject them to heavy loads or regular contact with rough terrain.

In summary, it's perfect for a lightweight day pack on easy terrain or for general use carting stuff around town.
Good - Not perfect
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
The quality of this backpack is very good - much better than the price suggests.
I bought this bag to use on my cycle commute to work so i could fit a change of clothes, towel, lunch etc and still have space for any extra bits i need to transport - it is more than capable of this. The straps and the back of the backpack are comfortable when walking, but i'm not entirely convince with the "lumber Support". It is not the most comfortable when cycling due to the way my back arches when reaching the handlebars.
Having said that, it does what i need and for the money, i'm more than happy to wear it for 30 mins twice a day despite the fact that it could be more comfy.
Great Bag - Comfortable & Fit Perfactly
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I tried this bag during last two weeks and I ever stop to be amazed by how good it is. Really love it.
excellent purchace
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I use it as a daypack and its fine
sturdy and very light
i think that a raincover would be ideal
Backpack to bring everywhere
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Very good backpack as it is comfortable and in shape with the body. Easy to carry and to open/close. It is light and has different pockets! Very good quality too.
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